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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Eden
Town
Kirkby Thore
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 Apr 1922
    Attended by: Colonel Weston MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2990
Current location

on north wall of main hall
Memorial Hall
Kirkby Thore
Eden
Cumbria
CA10 1UG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 63951 25740
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two Rolls of Honour-1 for each conflict-in calligraphy, in glazed wooden frames
Inscription
Roll of Honour/of the men of/Kirkby Thore/who took part in the Great War 1914-1918/[names in 5 columns]/+These gave their lives for King and Country Roll of Honour/Men and Women of the parish of/Kirkby Thore/who served in the World War 1939-1945/[names in 5 columns]/These also served having Relatives in the Parish/[names in 5 colums]/+ These gave their lives for King and Country
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Ernest
Armstrong, Edward
Armstrong, John
Atkinson, Ernest
Atkinson, Joseph G
Barnet, Michael A
Bland, Harry
Brown, Albert
Brown, Arthur
Brown, Fred
See details for all 135 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 57
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of enlistment, whether lived in village
    Order of information: whether lived in village THEN year of enlistment THEN surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 59
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, year of enlistment
    Order of information: year of enlistment THEN surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 970mm, width 1180mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 950mm, width 1195mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 25/4/1922 page 4d

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